Organic disease


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Organic disease (Med) a disease attended with morbid changes in the structure of the organs of the body or in the composition of its fluids; -- opposed to functional disease.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The disease-carrying mosquito, delivering encephalitis, the West Nile virus, malaria, and Dengue fever, is by far the deadliest beast in the animal world. The World Health Organization says mosquitos cause more than 2 million deaths a year worldwide. Another insect,
    • Organic disease a disease accompanied by changes in the structures involved
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  • Georg Groddeck
    Georg Groddeck
    “Disease is a vital expression of the human organism.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. organe—L. organum—Gr. organon.


In literature:

It is a disease of the finest organizations and the highest types of humanity.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
It must be remembered that diseases of the imagination are as actually painful to the patient as if they really were organic troubles.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
But if any of these organs be debilitated, the weakest one generally gives way, and some disease ensues.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Sheep are also liable to several diseases of the brain and of the respiratory and digestive organs.
"The Principles of Breeding" by S. L. Goodale
We believed that she had disease of that organ, and we were prepared for the worst.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII." by Guy de Maupassant
Anything short of organic disease can be cured by that sort of nourishment.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Heart disease may be produced by a morbid direction of the thoughts to that organ.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Every one of these diseases was traced to the life of an organism.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
This disease remains in the body for years and affects the most vital organs, particularly the brain and spinal cord.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
Cure the disease, relieve the inflammation, and nature will replace the organ.
"An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art" by B. L. Hill
It is commonly limited to a small area, and is usually symptomatic of functional or organic nervous disease.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
For the right-hand organs of the body are the strongest, and therefore their infection with the disease leaves small hope of recovery.
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius
No organic disease was discoverable.
"The Electric Bath" by George M. Schweig
Serious organic nervous diseases, great nervous depression and old cases of paralysis are all contra-indicated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
In the first group the disease produced by the specific organism must be common to both cattle and man.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
The imperfect organism of childhood is incapable of resisting either temptation or disease.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, December 1887" by Various
A strong organism recovers from disease, and from its treatment.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
"The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases" by Charles West, M.D.
Though the disease may remain restricted to a single organ, it now and then is found generalized, affecting all organs of the body.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
This will not only cause disease of the digestive organs, but chyle will not be formed, to nourish the system.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter

In news:

NEW YORK — An organization focused on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis has revamped its website, the group said Tuesday.
Scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer, and other diseased organs.
Organizers of the PKD Walk say a cure for one of the world's most life-threatening, genetic diseases is just around the corner.
Today, young growing pigs become exposed to disease-causing bacteria, but their immune systems ward off the spread of the organisms in the body.
Oprah Radio host Dr Laura Berman talks with the Dr John Douglas from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the organization's latest report on sexually transmitted infections.
ELKHORN (KPTM)- HerVoice is a non-profit organization in Omaha that started in February to fight a rare disease in girls—rett syndrome.
The World Health Organization estimates that reuse of needles spreads disease 24 million times a year.
LONDON — A potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable , the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Research has shown that the Rip Van Winkle of all diseases is real, and every mainstream educational organization, medical and psychological organization have concluded so in their research.
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has confirmed that workers in Houston, Texas were exposed to asbestos while repairing one of the city's water mains in 2011.
Al Sharpton, died Thursday in Dotham, Ala. After a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, the civil rights organization founded and led by Sharpton announced Thursday.
The group is kicking off its 37th year of raising money and awareness about heart disease with a ceremonial walk for organizers and volunteers.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for celiac disease.
Virtually all living things, from the smallest organisms to humans, are vulnerable to infectious diseases.
National organizations and local doctors want women to know that though cervical cancer is a devastating disease, modern medicine has made it easily detectable and preventable.

In science:

SW) networks2 have been much studied as they furnish a simple way to attempt to describe complex topologies such as social and economic organizations, the speed of disease spread, connectivities of computers, just to cite a few of them1 .
Blume-Capel model on directed and undirected Small-World Voronoi-Delaunay random lattices
For example, in the HeC pro ject dimensions correspond to vertical levels: population, disease, organ, and so on.
Building conceptual spaces for exploring and linking biomedical resources
Chronic diseases or congenital defects of hepatobiliary organs result in depression of BA production. Obstructive jaundice or gallbladder excision completely stops their income to intestine.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
However, cells will look and act differently depending on which organ they belong to, the state of the organ (e.g. healthy vs. diseased), the developmental stage of the cell, or the phase of the cell cycle.
Quality assessment for short oligonucleotide microarray data
Some of the most common examples for comparisons are diseased vs. healthy cells, injured vs. healthy tissue, young vs. old organism, treated vs. untreated cells.
Quality assessment for short oligonucleotide microarray data